PUBLIG LIBRARY TORT WAYNE & ALLEN CO., INO. t/l. t.^ ALLEN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY 3 1833 02303 4892 Gc 977.202 F77mpw 1902-03 Daughters of the American Revolution- Mary Penrose Year Book Digitized by the Internet Archive in 2013 http://archive.org/details/yearbook00daug_8 INDIANA GOL-LECTiOK' IJMr Bonk 1902-19D3 Jttlarg. I HE Mary P:^nrosk Wayne Chaptkr was org^anized April 21, 1901, at the residence of Mrs. Frances M. Robert- son. Mrs. James M. Fowler, State Reg-ent of Indiana, D. A. R., present. On the twentieth day of January, 1902, the Chapter met at the home of Mrs. Marian A. Barrett with Mrs. Fowler as g-uest of honor. This was most fitting, as the Chapter owes its existence to her untiring- effort. In a few well chosen words Mrs. Fowler presented to the Daughters, the Charter of the Mary Penrose Wayne Chapter. '^^iANA COL , p-^ 0ffTr?rs^-19D2-'-19tl3 733346 Rej^erit, Mrs. b^RANCB:S M, KOHKKTSON Vice-Regent, Mrs. Marian Anna Barrett Recording- Secretary, Mrs. Minnik Graves Brown Corresponding Secretary, Mrs. Mabei/ Wai<ker Sturgeon Treasurer, Mrs. Sarah Ei^izabeth Fitch Registrar, Mrs. lyAURA WOODWORTH GRANGER Historian, Mrs. IvUra KI/Izabeth Wood worth ^rxrgrEm Ql0mmittB:e Mrs. Lura E. Woodworth Mrs. Frances M. Robertson Dr. Mary Whkry ^xniOiXEm October 13 Colonization of Virginia, Mrs. Robertson. John Smith, Dr. Mary Whkry. November 10 The Dutch and the New Netherlands, Mrs. Merritt. Hudson and his Discoveries, Mrs. Randai,!,. December 8 The Pilg-rims, Mrs. Barrett. Miles Standish, Mrs. AmySkavky. Vria^xum January 5 Witchcraft in the Colonies, Mrs. Woodworth. Famous Colonial Building-s, Mrs. Fitch. February 2 Georg-e Washington, Mrs. White. Martha Custis, Mrs. Fairbank. Washington's Birthday Committee of Arrangements, Mrs. Fairbank. Mrs. Granger. Mrs. Whitf. March 2 Penn and the Quakers, V3084:6 Mrs. Thikm]^. Slavery in the Colonies, Mrs. Grangkr. Aprii, 6 Causes of the Revolution, Mrs. Sturgkon. Condition of the Colonies before the Revolution, Mrs. Bash. May 4 Annual Meeting- (ElTEptjer ^ixutnv^ Mrs. Minnie Graves Brown, - Mrs. Marian Anna Barrett, Miss Florence Ewing Barrett, Mrs Minnie Keel Bash, Mrs. Sarah Elizabeth Fitch, - Mrs. Carolyn Randall Fairbank, Miss Clara M. Greer, Mrs. IvAUra Woodworth Granger, Miss Frances Marion Haberly, Mrs. Flora Merritt, - - - . Mrs. Frances M. Robertson, Mrs. Winifred Randall, Mrs. Amy Randall Seavey, Mrs. Mabel Walker Sturgeon, Mrs. Bessie I^orino Thieme, Mrs. Minnie Thompson White. Dr. Mary Whery, Mrs. lyURA Elizabeth Woodwor ih, 1002 W. Wa3'ne Mrs. Evelyn Bond Watt, - - New York Citj" Miss Alida Taylor Woodworth, - 904 W. Berry Miss Gertrude IvIle Williams, - 999 Harrison Miss Blanchk A Williams, - - 999 Harriyon Mrs. Louise Wood, 124 E. Washin"rton 344 W. Berry Fairfield. Ave Fairfield Ave 918 W. Berry 1126 Fairfield Ave 409 E. Berry 820 Erie 904 W. Berry - 635 W. Berry 999 Harrison - 635 W. Berry Randall Hotel 923 W. Berry Hamilton House 1026 W. Berry 514 E. Berry 321 Madison QljanSititntxxtn ARTICI^E I. JVatne, This Society shall be called The Mary Penrose Wayne Chapter of the Daughters of the Amer- ican Revolution, of Fort Wayne, Indiana. ARTICI^E II. Ohject of the Society. 1. To foster a spirit of true patriotism. 2. To enconrag-e historical research in relation to the American Revolution. 3. To cherish, maintain, and extend the institutions of America ; to advocate appropriate celebrations of all patriotic anniversaries. 4. To preserxe the memory of the noble women who bore their share in the dangers and privations of the war of the Revolution, ARTICI^E III. Membership. 1. Any woman of Indiana, not a member of any other Chapter may be eligible for membership who is of the age of eighteen years, and who is descended from an ancestor who, with unfailing loyalty, rendered ma- terial aid to the cause of Independence, as a recognized patriot, as a soldier, as a sailor, or as a civil officer in one of the several colonies or States, or of the United Colonies or States; provided, that the application shall be acceptable to the National and I^ocal Societies. 2. The election of members shall be as follows : Applications shall be referred to tbe Local Board of management, said Board to consist of the officers of the Chapter. Three members of the Board shall constitute a quorum. The election must be unanimous— one black ball defeating- the election. The details of such ballot shall forever be kept secret by each of the Board. 3. Every application for membership shall be passed upon by the I^ocal Board, and if the applicant shall be deemed satisfactory and has eligibility estab- lished the application shall receive the endorsement of the Reg-ent, Secretary, and Registrar, and be for- warded to the National Board of Manag-ement for final action. ARTICIyE IV. Officers, The Officers of this Chapter shall be a Regent, who is also a delegate to the Continental Congress of the National Society; Vice-Regent, Recording Secretary, Corresponding Secretary, Treasurer, Registrar, and Historian. These Officers shall form the Local Board of Man agement. They shall be elected by ballot, by a vote of the majority of the members present at the annual meeting. No member shall be eligible to the same office for more than two years successively. ARTICLE V. Initiation and Dues, 1. All fees and dues shall be such as the National Society has prescribed. 2. A member who shall remain in arrears for dues for three months after notice of her indebtedness has been sent her by mail or messenger, may be dropped from the rolls by a majority vote of the Local Board of Management; but not till after two notices of arrears shall have been so sent. ARTICLE VI. Meetitigs. 1. The regular meetings of this Chapter shall be held the first Monday of each mouth, beginning with October. Special meeting-s may be called at any time by the Reg-ent or by the lyocal Board. 2. The Chapter shall hold its atintial business meet- ing" on the first Monday in May. ARTICIvE VII. Amend^nents. This Constitution may be altered or amended by a vote of two-thirds of the Chapter present, at a reg-ular meeting- of the Chapter, or at a special meeting- called for that purpose. Written notice of the proposed alter- ation or amendment having- been g-iven ten days prior to the meeting-. ^g-^Httrs ARTICI^E I. Regent, 1. The Reg-ent, or in her absence, the Vice-Regfent or in their absence, a chairman pro tern, shall preside at all raeeting-s. 2. She shall preserve order and see that the Consti- tution and By-Iyaws are enforced. 3. She shall issue credentials in the form of a certificate of election to all Chapter delegates to the Continental Congress which shall be signed by herself and the Corresponding- Secretary. ARTICI^E II. Recording Secretary, 1. The Recording- Secretary shall keep a record of all meetings of the Chapter and of the Local Board of Management, and together with the presiding officer shall certify to all acts of the Chapter. She shall prepare the annual report of the Society, a copy of which shall be forwarded to the Secretary- General of the National Society, and the State Regent. Corresponding Secretary, % The Corresponding Secretary shall attend to all correspondence of the Chapter and the Local Board of Manaprement; distribute all pamphlets, circulars and supplies as directed by the Local Board of Manage- ment. She shall give due notice of time and place of all meetings, notify officers of their elections, and commit- tees of their appointment. She shall notify the State Regent and Secretary- General of the election and appointment of all Chapter officers and delegates She shall also notify the Reg-istrar-Geiier<ii of the resignation or death of any member of the Chapter ARTIC'mE III. Treasurer, 1. The Treasurer shall collect and be custodian of all the funds of the Chapter. 2. She shall pay to the Treasurer-General on or before the twenty-second (22nd) day of i ebruary, the sum of one dollar ($1.00) for each active member of the Chapter. She shall forward to the Treasurer-General the ini- tiation fees. 3. Out of the funds of the Chapter she shall pay such sums as may be ordered by the Chapter, or the Irocal Board of Management. She shall keep a true account of the receipts and payments, and at each annual meeting render the same to the Chapter that the lyocal Board may audit her accounts. ARTICLE IV. Registrar, The Registrar shall keep a register of the names and dates of the elections, resignations, or death of the members of the Chapter. She shall also have the care and custody of all the duplicates of the applications for membership that have been approved by the National Council. ARTICIvE V. Historian. The Historian shall keep a record of all historical and commemorative meetings of the Chapter, and shall prepare for official publication historical and biograph- ical sketches of members of the Society or their ancestors, and such other historical papers as the Chapter desires. ARTICLE VI. frltfS/s:. U Husbands of members of the Snoict.v of the DRJiyhters of the Revolution may participate in the social events of the Chapter, and so may the wives of the Sons of the American Revolution v^^hen their hus- bands are invited. 2. Any member of the Mary Penrose Wayne Chap- ter may invite a member of any other Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution as a guest to any regular meeting of the Chapter, except the Annual Meeting. ARTICLE VII. These By-Laws may be amended at a regular meet- ing of the Chapter, two-thirds of the members present concurring therein, written notice of the proposed amendment having been mailed to each member of the Chapter at least five days before the meeting at which action on the proposed amendment is to be taken.